Livingston County Sheriff’s Department report includes sexual offense investigation, fake ID, improper photos at school

Livingston County sheriff

The Livingston County Sheriff’s department  has been continuing reported misdemeanor sex offense violations to one or more juvenile victims in Livingston County. That investigation is nearing completion as a person was able to be interviewed June 21. A report is being submitted to the Prosecuting Attorney seeking an arrest warrant for the suspect.

An investigated alleged Animal Abuse/Neglect/Abandonment offense in Chula. The subject was issued a citation at the completion of the investigation for alleged Animal Neglect or Abandonment 2nd Offense. Court date scheduled July 13, 2016.

An area business reported to the department of an underage male allegedly in possession of a fake id. The investigation resulted in the deputy recovering a part of that alleged fake identification. The interview shows subject admitted to paying $100 in another county for the false identification to be made.

The department responded to a call of a domestic disturbance and discovered no evidence or information to support a criminal violation arrest. Additional information was provided to a parole/probation officer.

A deputy stopped a vehicle on U.S. 36 and Liv 4068 for 81 in a 65. Victor Chavez, 22, Illinois was arrested for alleged possession of marijuana. Chavez posted bond and was released on a summons. Another item seized is being submitted to the MSHP Crime Lab for identification and potential pending criminal charge.

Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with our office regarding an investigation of a juvenile assisting at a local school allegedly taken questionable photo(s) of one or more young students while at the school. The photo(s) lack full face or state of nudity but are deemed inappropriate. The juvenile suspect has met with the juvenile office and a deputy. A report is being submitted to the juvenile office. School authorities quickly acted upon this while administrative action and notification(s) were taking place. 


The department served a Livingston County arrest warrant on Jill Marie Boley, 36, Purdin for alleged Probation Violation on Driving While Suspended 2nd Offense. Bond was set at $1,000 and Ms. Boley was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

The department extradited Krachenda J. Paustian, 25, Chillicothe, from the Grundy County Sheriff on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on the original conviction of class C felony Drug Violation, bond denied by the Court. Ms. Paustian transferred to DDCRJ.

A Polk County arrest warrant on Bryan Lee Becker, 49, Chillicothe for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on a class D felony Nonsupport in each of 6 individual months within any 12-month period, an amount owed in excess of $5,000. Mr. Becker was transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond.



A deputy stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation and issued the Clinton Missouri man citations for alleged no driver’s license, no auto insurance, and no tail lamps.

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